The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Administrator role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux Administrator
Rank 212 199 183
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 15 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.23% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.24% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 32
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,310 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +14.28%
Linux Administrator
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5900 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Linux Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator across the South West region.

Linux Administrator Salary Trend in the South West

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +6 8 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Gloucestershire -10 4 - -
Somerset - 2 £37,500 - 1
Linux Administrator
England

Linux Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 16 (50.00%) Apache
3 15 (46.88%) MySQL
4 14 (43.75%) CentOS
5 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
6 12 (37.50%) Open Source
7 11 (34.38%) Internet
7 11 (34.38%) VMware
8 10 (31.25%) UNIX
9 9 (28.13%) Solaris
9 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
9 9 (28.13%) Python
9 9 (28.13%) Perl
9 9 (28.13%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (25.00%) IPv4
10 8 (25.00%) IPv6
11 7 (21.88%) Middleware
11 7 (21.88%) Debian
11 7 (21.88%) VoIP
11 7 (21.88%) HTTP
12 6 (18.75%) Ruby
12 6 (18.75%) Google
12 6 (18.75%) WAN
12 6 (18.75%) Windows
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) SAN
12 6 (18.75%) Google Apps
12 6 (18.75%) Facebook

Linux Administrator
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Linux Administrator in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (50.00%) Apache
2 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Zimbra
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (18.75%) Google Apps
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.38%) SaaS
4 2 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Internet
2 8 (25.00%) IPv4
2 8 (25.00%) IPv6
3 7 (21.88%) VoIP
3 7 (21.88%) HTTP
4 6 (18.75%) WAN
4 6 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 2 (6.25%) VLAN
6 2 (6.25%) LDAP
7 1 (3.13%) SMTP
7 1 (3.13%) SSL
7 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (3.13%) DNS
7 1 (3.13%) SSH
7 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.13%) NAS
7 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) MySQL
2 3 (9.38%) Hazelcast
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.25%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Back Office
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Middleware
2 3 (9.38%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Open Source
2 6 (18.75%) Xbox
3 3 (9.38%) DTV
3 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) Derivative
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) CentOS
3 10 (31.25%) UNIX
4 9 (28.13%) Solaris
5 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (21.88%) Debian
7 6 (18.75%) Windows
8 4 (12.50%) VMS
9 3 (9.38%) Fedora
10 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
10 2 (6.25%) SUSE
10 2 (6.25%) HPUX
11 1 (3.13%) AIX
11 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (9.38%) DevOps
2 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.38%) CRM
2 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
2 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (9.38%) Time Management
2 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.13%) Scrum
4 1 (3.13%) Service Management
4 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Security
4 1 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (28.13%) Python
2 9 (28.13%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) C
4 3 (9.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) Groovy
4 3 (9.38%) PHP5
5 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) LPIC
2 2 (6.25%) RHCE
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) Xen
3 2 (6.25%) Squid
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) Samba
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.50%) Nagios
2 4 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) Zenoss
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Red Hat
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) Google
3 6 (18.75%) Facebook
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas
6 1 (3.13%) Scalix
6 1 (3.13%) F5
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago